Read full entry

Melica geyeri

Melica geyeri is a species of grass known by the common name Geyer's oniongrass.


It is native to Oregon and California, including the Sierra Nevada. It grows in many types of habitat, including mountain forests and open hillsides.


Melica geyeri is a rhizomatous perennial grass growing up to 2 meters in maximum height. The base of the stem swells into onionlike corms. The inflorescence is a wide array of long, narrow, pointed spikelets which are green with purple banding.


Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0 (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Source: Wikipedia

Belongs to 0 communities

This taxon hasn't been featured in any communities yet.

Learn more about Communities


EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!